Careers at MGA Entertainment

Research Associate

Requisition ID: 9200820737935_1
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
Date posted: Feb 11, 2023

Company Summary: MGA Entertainment, a consumer entertainment Products Company headquartered in Chatsworth, California, manufactures innovative lines of proprietary products for the toy and consumer electronics market.  The company also licenses its IP in such areas as apparel, home décor, stationery, and sporting goods. The MGA family includes award-winning brands such as LOL Surprise, Little Tikes®, Project MC2, and Zapf Creation®. For more information, please visit

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Create and update data collection materials and assets for research studies
  • Draft questionnaires and screeners for quantitative research
  • Program surveys in online survey tools (Decipher, etc.)
  • Check data collection progress, identifying problems or issues
  • Manage data collection timelines
  • Collaborate with team in creating report tables
  • Develop relationships with key vendors as well as internal teams
  • Code open-end responses
  • Take notes during focus groups

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience, preferably in a research role
  • BA/BS in a related field (statistics, market research, business, psychology, etc.)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction, prioritize tasks and contribute to multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Demonstrated ability to work in very fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook 
  • Experience in Photoshop

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient in Photoshop
  • Experience in video-editing
  • Experience in self-serve survey platforms (Decipher, Qualtrics, etc.)

 Salary Range

$50,000 – $76,000 /yr